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Erastus Hussey

  • Birth 5 Dec 1800 Scipio, Cayuga County, New York, USA
  • Death 21 Jan 1889 Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
  • Plot Lot 284, Rt 4
  • Memorial ID 6689210

Eratus helped more than one thousand familes as a conductor of the Underground Railroad. In 1849, he was elected to Michigan House of Represenatives. That same year he was elected to the Michigan Senate. In 1856, he listened to his new friend from Springfield, Illinois, Congressman Abraham Lincolin, at the Republican Convention in Kalamazoo Michigan. He helped draft the Personal Liberty Bill, which countered the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act. He was also a Mayor of Battle Creek.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 16 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6689210
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Erastus Hussey (5 Dec 1800–21 Jan 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6689210, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .